Dorothy Lee Anderson, 92

Dorothy Lee Anderson

Funeral services for Dorothy Lee Stone Anderson, 92, of Howards Ridge were held Nov. 17, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with Halbert Smith officiating. Mrs. Anderson died Nov. 13 at Gainesville Health Care Center in Gainesville. 

She was born Sept. 20, 1926, in Bakersfield, the daughter of Lige and Ida Stone. She moved to St. Louis in 1946 and met Junior Ralph Anderson from Mammoth. They were both from Ozark County but did not know each other until they met in St Louis in 1947. They were married Jan. 15, 1948, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, in a double wedding with her cousin Joe White and his bride Vera.

The Andersons retired in 1988 and moved back to Ozark County in September 1990. Mrs. Anderson was a devout Christian all her life and enjoyed quilting, cooking and spending winters in Texas in their RV. She will truly be missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by two sons, Gary Anderson and his wife Nancy of St. Peters, and Ricky Anderson of Howards Ridge; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in Feburary 2018, her parents, three sisters and two brothers.

Burial was in the Udall Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. 

Arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville.

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